Bob is a highly successful corporate executive, author and speaker. He grew up from a childhood spent in five foster homes to two decades as nationwide head of The Hearst Newspaper Group and vice president of The Hearst Corporation. His goal is to be an instrument for renewed affirmation that every single person is worthwhile.
Roger was born with severe physical disabilities. Against all odds, he became a tennis champion who competed against able-bodied college athletes. Because of his remarkable accomplishments, he has been inducted into three distinguished halls of fame.
Janet is an internationally known speaker and award-winning author who is recognized as a leading authority in the field of anger management and conflict resolution. Her warmth, sincerity, knowledge, and humor flavored with personal stories of trauma to triumph, evokes a profound awareness in her audiences.
Billy has created and directed original plays in all kinds of venues, including homeless shelters, community centers, and public and private schools. He has created and mastered a technique he uses with children and adults called Improvisational Integrated Music & Drama (IIMD).
Kathy was born with a hearing loss that went undetected until she was eight and led to believe she was mentally retarded. She was sexually abused, run over by a car, and stricken with cancer all before the age of thirty. She went on to become a top female comedienne, an award-winning author of a one-woman show, a PBS special, and a book.
Rick, also known as “The Stress Doctor”, is a former Ringling Bros. clown, Vietnam veteran, comedy writer for television and stage. He offers educational, entertaining, and motivational programs. His presentations are developed to teach the importance of humor and the positive effect that laughter has on our lives.
The Ultimate Winner. From his days as a Gold medal track star to top speaker, Eddie’s elite training, dynamic style and interactive programs make for a fun and winning ride. Eddie speaks to students, teachers and business people with presentations that are customized to fit the needs of each audience.
Dan’s programs boost the self-confidence of students to help them reach their dreams and inspire them to have a greater respect for themselves and for others. Dan has also raised funds and awareness for South African orphans and has shared his inspirational story in schools and communities around the world.
Victor’s inspirational programs incorporate the adversities he has overcome into a multi- dimensional format that presents a variety of thought-provoking concepts and lessons through original songs, words of wisdom, and captivating images. He helps others realize the importance of respecting themselves and others.
Growing up in the projects of an urban city with seven siblings in a tiny apartment, Rafael managed to remain focused on school and basketball. A high school star, who went on to attend Syracuse University, he fulfilled his dreams and played over a decade in the NBA. Raf returned to his roots to teach and coach in the neighborhood where he grew up.